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Robert B. Shoemaker
Savage, Thomas (1651/2–1668), apprentice and murderer, was said to have been born in the parish of St Giles-in-the-Fields, London. All that is known about his early life is that his father, John, a brewer or alehouse keeper, died when he was young, his mother remarried, and his parents 'endeavoured to have their son well-educated' (...
Watt, Robert (1761x8–1794), wine merchant and conspirator, was the illegitimate son of a 'respectable gentleman', and was brought up by a succession of guardians. He was educated at the Perth Academy, and moved about 1785 to Edinburgh to seek his fortune. Following a period as a clerk, and a failed attempt to forge a literary career, ...
Welch, Saunders (1711–1784), grocer and magistrate, was born in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, on 2 February 1711, the son of Joseph Welch, victualler. His will reveals the existence of a surviving sister, Ann Woodcock, but nothing else is known of his immediate family. According to ...